ERIC Number: ED240285
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Technology and Employment. Joint Hearings before the Subcommittee on Science, Research and Technology of the Committee on Science and Technology and the Task Force on Education and Employment of the Committee on the Budget, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (June 7, 9, 10, 14-16, and 23, 1983).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Budget.
These are transcripts of joint Congressional hearings on technology and employment. Objectives stated for the hearings are to identify how technology is leading to changes in the nation's work force and work environment and to make recommendations for governmental action that will ease the adjustment of the work force and workplace to technology, while promoting employment, improved productivity, and economic growth. Eight panels of witnesses provided statements, prepared statements, exhibits, papers, and supplemental materials on (1) overall perspectives and trends; (2) employment projections; (3) demographics of the work force; (4) automation in factory and office; (5) quality of the workplace; (6) training/retraining; (7) regional, state, and local perspectives; and (8) future perspectives. Witnesses include university professors, United States Representatives, and individuals representing the AFL-CIO; Center for Policy Alternatives, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Office of Technology Assessment; Federal National Mortgage Association; Urban Institute; Scientific Manpower Commission; The Conference Board; Bureau of Social Science Research, Inc.; National Commission for Employment Policy; American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees; United Steelworkers of America; and American Vocational Association. (YLB)
Descriptors: Automation, Career Education, Employment, Employment Projections, Federal Government, Government Role, Hearings, Job Training, Labor Force, Labor Market, Retraining, Technological Advancement, Unemployment, Vocational Education, Work Environment
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Budget.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small type.